Margaret Marshall: 9-8-11

  Margaret is full of energy and wanted to go flying!  She dated several aviators during World War II and somehow managed to wind up with 3 sets of wings…..  She moved to Paducah to live closer to family and makes her home at Culpepper Place in Paducah, KY. See News...

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Bryan Stewart, Jr.: 9-8-11

  Bryan is a United States Marine.  In World War II he served as a transport Quarter Master in the 4th Marine Division.  During his tour of duty he spent time in the Marshall Islands, Tinian, Saipan, and Iwo Jima.  While in the Marshall Islands he was hospitalized...

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Bud Garner: 8-31-2011

Bud served our country in the United States Army. When he enlisted Bud joined the Army Calvary. Upon finishing basic training Bud was assigned to Fort Riley in Kansas. Soon after he was sent overseas, first to thePhilippines then on to Japan. Bud served our country...

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Marion ‘Sherm’ Sherman: 8-31-11

  Marion ‘Sherm’ Sherman served in the United States army from 68 to 70 during that time he had a tour in Vietnam. As a young child his father flew biplanes and it has been his dream to experience the thrill of flying in an open cockpit biplane again, which he did on...

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John Skube: 8-3-11

  John SkubeIn 1937 John took his first flying lessons and his first flight was on a Curtis Robin Plane at Boeing field. In 1980 he spent the whole year restoring a 1929 Fleet Biplane, he test flew it and everything worked like a charm. His airplane, that he restored...

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Doug Wienmann: 8-3-11

  Doug Weinmann served the United States at Fort Sam Houston in Texas. In 1973 he was the first person to climb Mt Hood and Mt Adams in a single day. He Lives at Chesterly Meadows Assisted Living in Yakima, Wa.  Pilot – Darryl Fisher See News Link...

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Dick Randolph: 7-22-11

  Dick Randolph enlisted in the Army on December 9, 1942 and was a P-47 fighter pilot with the 313th Fighter Squadron 50th Fighter group. He was “involved” with battles at Ardennes and Rhineland in Central Europe and was honorably discharged November 1945 as First...

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Frank Bauer: 7-22-11

  Frank Bauer was born and raised in Beaver Dam, WI. While attending high school there he earned his student pilot license because, “aviation was a life time dream.” Frank joined the United States Army and participated in the invasion of Normandy. After his military...

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Earl Wold: 7-21-11

  Earl Wold enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1951. While serving in the Air Force he was assigned to a unit that worked in nuclear weapons. This allowed him to travel to places such as Panama. Following his service he earned a degree in agronomy and had a...

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Jim Kaufer: July 20, 2011

  Jim Kaufer joined the Navy in March 1944 and served as a radio man in the submarine service until February 1946. During the service, Jim had the chance to fly many times. The most memorable was when he got a chance to fly in a Dive Bomber during a practice run. Jim...

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Greg Gaudreau: July 19, 2011

  Greg Gaudreau is a U.S. Navy Veteran. He served in Southeast Asia in the early 1970′s and 1981. He served in the Pacific Fleet and after training he ended up on a U.S. Navy Seal Team in Subic Bay, Philippines. Greg has been to twenty different countries during his...

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June Baker: July 19, 2011

  June Baker has always been up for an adventure. She jumped at the chance to take a Dream Flight. Robert Baker, June’s husband of 60 years was a WWII Veteran. His ship was torpedoed and sunk. He was one of the few to survive. June said that the Flight was one of the...

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Phil Nelson: July 18, 2011

  Phil Nelson was born in New York, NY on August 20, 1911 and will be celebrating his 100th birthday in less than 1 month. Phil served as a Sergeant in the Army in WWII. Phil played tennis up to his 90′s and when asked if he wanted to take a ride in the bi-plane he...

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Margaret Rosetti: July 18, 2011

  Margaret Rosetti was born in 1930 and was a tremendous support for her husband who was a D-Day Veteran. He as a Staff Sergeant in the Army. Margaret said that her husband was buried at Ft. Logan in Denver and that was the only thing that he had ever asked of the...

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Homer Brown: July 18, 2011

  Homer Brown served our country in the 461st Army Air Forces Base Unit from 1941 – 1945. As a Staff Sargent he flew 50 missions in the position of waist gunner as part of a B-17 Crew. He provided me copies of his flight log, which are posted. Homer makes his home at...

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Joe Graham: July 15, 2011

  Joe Graham served in the United States Navy from 1961 to 1963. In addition to his military service, he has invested in several companies, had many adventures fishing in Alaska and spent time drawing. Joe now lives in Spokane, WA in Parkway Village along with his...

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Paul Bodenhamer, Sr.: April 12, 2011

  Paul Bodenhhamer Sr. served his country in WWII as a B-17 bomber pilot. He lives in Roseburg, OR where he spends time with his family. ” It has been over 60 years since I have been up in a Stearman – what a great experience! ” He stated after returning from his...

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Ted Insley: April 12, 2011

  Ted Insley flew C-47 transport aircraft in WW2 . He carried supplies and troops supporting the war effort and the fight for our freedoms. Ted continued to fly in civilian life and sold his airplane in the mid 90′s. He lives in Roseburg, OR. Pilot – Darryl...

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Dr. Milton Fredricksen: April 11, 2011

  Dr. Milton Fredricksen lives in Bonita,, CA.  He has served the greater San Diego area as a Physician for over 25 years and is now retired How ever at 85 he still enjoys his Wednesday round of golf.  As a former pilot he very much enjoyed getting to fly again. Pilot...

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Paul Garofalo: April 6, 2011

  Paul Garagalo served our country as a US Navy Pilot for 26 years.  Retiring in 1968 he continued flying for an oil company for 12 years.  During his service in the Pacific Theatre he was shot down while flying a combat mission over Okinawa and was rescued by...

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Rex Chronister: April 4, 2011

  Rex Chronister lives and works as a Lawyer in Ft. Smith, AR. His Dream Flight served as motivation to finish his pilot’s licence. He is fulfilling his long time dream of becoming a licenced private pilot, with only his check ride left to complete. Rex was so...

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Larry Day: April 4, 2011

  Larry Day decided to become a civil engineer instead of pursuing a career in flying. In the 1960′s he was stationed in Kenya while serving in the Peace Corps. As a civil engineer he worked to construct highways in Oklahoma and Iowa. “I think I would like to...

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Jim Ashlock: April 3, 2011

  Jim Ashlock of Collegedale, He served in the usarmy.  He has been a good friend and mentor of mine for 30 years.  Our friendship began when he served as the Dean of Men at Milo Adventest Academy in Southern Oregon while I was a student there.  We have stayed in...

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Joy Wegand: April 3, 2011

  Joy Wegand created the Ageless Dreams program while she served as the National Live Engagement Coordinator for Sunwest Management. The program was an effort to work with communities across the nation to fulfill the life long dreams of our residents.  With her...

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Lloyd Latham: March 30, 2011

Lloyd Latham is 87 years young!  He has a history of volunteerism-beginning with choosing to serve his country in WW2.  While there he volunteered to become a radar operator so he could fly and travel to different countries. He served the Jasper community for over 35...

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Mr. Hugh Newton: March 29, 2011

Served our country in WW2 as a Master Sergeant in the Marine Air Force in the South Pacific.  He returned home after the war and then went back to serve our country in the Korean War.  Mr. Newton fought for our freedom, the freedom that makes Dream Flights possible! ...

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Dwight Treganowan: October 2010

Born in 1929 in Dover, New Jersey. Dwight joined the US Navy serving our Country during the Korean War. Quoting Dwight after the flight in the Stearman bi-plane, “It was the best damn thing that happened to me in the past 50 years. Darryl made me feel comfortable,...

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Ron Munns: Summer 2009

Ron Munns started flying lessons in Eastern Washington. He was not able to realize his dreaming of obtaining a pilot’s license, but was able to fullfill a dream of flying in a bi-plane 60 days before going West. Pilot: David Fisher

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